Black, Trans & Proud

Today I had the opportunity to speak to an amazing group of people and share my story. This blog is the written portion of my presentation, slightly modified to fit this format. AS HE SAID, MY NAME IS LAYNE INGRAM AND IT REALLY IS A SURREAL FEELING TO BE ABLE TO TALK TO A GROUP […]

Living While Trans

I thought of three things that will happen, may surprise you and even potentially annoy you while you’re transitioning. These things have happened to me and will likely happen to you – maybe not in the exact same way but in some form or fashion. The Voice This one is hilarious and terrible. When your […]

Taking Testosterone

Let’s get right into it. Wondering what it’s like when you take Testosterone, or as us users call it, T. Just kidding, I still just call it Testosterone or hormones for that matter. It’s a rollercoaster the first year, that’s for sure and it’s really important to make sure that you are taking the right […]

Life in the Wrong Layne

It’s not easy being trans. It’s not even easy to call myself trans. I really just want to be me. It doesn’t seem fair that finally getting to be me also means that I have to wear another label. Or be in a category – worry about being seen as weird. Before I was “normal” […]

The Testosterone Cancer Scare

Look – I already know that I’m ridiculous. Especially when it comes to not feeling well. I Google everything. This one takes the cake though. I started T on February 24, 2017 – for the first few months, (days really) I would look at myself in the mirror and swear I saw something different about […]